With Rabbi Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi,Ph.D.
Between the Cave and the Orchard
What can we learn from comparing the leadership models of three infamous sages of the Talmud, Rabbi Aviva, Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, and Rabbi Yochanan Ben Zakkai? Each faced a radically new world but model very different leadership strategies. We’ll also consider how Hannah (in her Talmudic form) and Bruriah lead during and after crises.
See complete Scholar in Residence Weekend schedule here.
Rabbi Sabath is an American-Israeli rabbinic leader, author and public speaker. She is the incoming inaugural Senior Rabbi of Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom Congregation in Baltimore, MD. Most recently, Dr. Sabath served as Assistant Professor of Jewish Thought and Ethics and led a four-campus team at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC). Currently, she serves as a senior fellow at the Kaplan Center for Jewish Peoplehood. She is presently at work on two volumes, one on the dilemmas of modern Jewish thought, and the other, co-edited with Rachel Adler, a volume on ethics and gender in Judaism. Prior to her role at HUC, Rabbi Sabath served as Vice President of the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem.